Our Team

Jim Cox

770-649-7117

In 1993 realizing that children and women with children were the fastest growing segment of the homeless population, and woefully underserved, Mr. Cox and Mr. Cliff Kinsey co-founded Children’s Restoration Network to serve metro Atlanta’s homeless children and mothers...

Cliff Kinsey

(770) 649-7117

Cliff Kinsey, was 23 years old when he co-founded, Children's Restoration Network. He has always had a special place in his heart for giving back to those less fortunate, especially homeless children. Since CRN's inception in 1993 Mr. Kinsey has been instrumental in developing programs and special events...

Ben Minor

770-649-7117

Ben Minor began working at Children's Restoration Network in 2008, when he was hired to manage the Project One on One academic mentoring program. Currently, Mr. Minor serves as CRN's Development Director where, in addition to helping lead CRN's fundraising efforts, he helps to supervise CRN's educational programs...

Maria Halpin

770-649-7117

Maria Halpin graduated from Mercer University with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is an Associate Professional Counselor as well as a National Certified Counselor. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Family Studies from Miami University. Mrs. Halpin’s clinical background includes providing mental health counseling to students

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Glynn has been a key part of the biggest campaigns in CRN history. Kroger is truly the foundation of our Back 2 School Campaign, with its stores serve as public drop-off sites for new book bags and school supplies, in addition to financial contributions to help the program grow.

 

tn_06Tina has been the cornerstone of our Thanksgiving Food Drive for many years. All told, she has helped us feed over 28,000 children by rallying her coworkers to donate food, money and gift cards, as well as reaching out to a wide range of food distributors. She has also volunteered to help with our holidays programs and encouraged many of her co-workers to put in sweat equity throughout the year. Tina also serves as the Chair of CRN’s Board of Directors.

 

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Jocelyn is the Director of Editorials and Public Affairs, where she has been instrumental in helping CRN grow through the years. We are thrilled that she has chosen to devote her time to promoting CRN. She is truly part of the CRN family.

 

 

George is a huge part of the live and silent auction for the Gala, George helped out with Thanksgiving and Christmas as well as conducting food and toy drives throughout the year and is always bringing in new connections and resources.

alan_brownAlan began volunteering with CRN in 1998, and he has provided food for tens of thousands of kids at CRN Events. Alan not only provides the food, he also mans the grill at many CRN events, no matter how hot the weather.

 

 

sheila_perkinsSheila is a tireless advocate for CRN and the children we serve. Whether it is new book bags and school supplies or new toys and gifts during the holidays, the Northside family is always ready to mobilize an army of support and donations. Northside Hospital employees have become familiar faces at all of our special events during the year.

 

 

kevin_yatesKevin served as the honorary chair for Siemens’ toy drive this year where he helped the campaign collect a record number of gifts and personally adopted several kids to make sure they had a bright and happy holidays.

 

cathe_reamsCathe has rallied the company to generate a mountain of new toys, literally thousands of personalized and meticulously wrapped toys and gifts. It took three U-Hauls to collect all of the new toys and bikes.

 

 

Officers

Cliff Kinsey

CEO

Jim Cox

President

Jocelyn Dorsey

Advisory Board Chair, WSB-TV

Wyvonnee Wintlend

Vice Chair Board of Directors, Volunteer at Large

Tony Emanuel

Treasurer, Wells Fargo

Directors

Alan Brown

President, Processors Co-Op

Jake Bryant

Ameriprise Financial

Christy Davis

Community Relations, UPS

Mike Luckovich

Nationally Syndicated Cartoonist, Atlanta Journal Constitution

Maggie DeCan

President and COO, HoneyBaked Ham Co.

Glynn Jenkins

Director, Communications and Public Relations, Kroger Co.

Mary Lewis

Attorney, Mary Lewis Law

Sheila Perkins

Community Event Coordinator, Northside Hospital

Tom Burke

President, FedPak

Kevin Yates

President, Siemens

Marc Van Kley

President, Beltmann Group

Peter Pawlenko

Director Global, Poultry, Fruits and Vegetables, AJC International

Peter Pawlenko

Director Global, Poultry, Fruits and Vegetables, AJC International

George Juzdan

VP, Seneca Insurance